Chicago, IL (April 6, 2020) – A woman was killed following a hit-and-run collision in the West Garfield Park area of Chicago on Saturday, April 4th. The accident occurred at the 4400 block of West Madison Street. Tysheaka Roark, 32, was struck by a gray Ford traveling eastbound on the road at around 9:50 p.m.
The driver who hit Roark fled the scene. The injured victim was transported to Norwegian American Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Roark’s autopsy revealed that she died due to multiple injuries sustained in the accident.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Tysheaka Roark at this time.
Hit-&-Run Accidents in Chicago
Hit-and-run collisions can be life-changing for victims. Pedestrians are more vulnerable to suffering fatal injuries in the event of a hit-and-run. Since 2014, there have been 102 deadly hit-and-runs reported in Chicago.
A hit-and-run happens somewhere across the country nearly every 43 seconds. When a driver flees the scene of a deadly crash, it can be hard for surviving family members who have to deal with the aftermath of the accident. An experienced Chicago hit-and-run attorney can help injured parties pursue rightful compensation.
Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. will help investigate your case and make sure that you get the compensation you deserve. We will work diligently to make sure that the at-fault driver is held accountable. Give us a call at 312-386-7683 to see how we can help.
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